Based in Bugbrooke, Unusual are suppliers of rigging and technical solutions to the entertainment, exhibition, architectural and event industries, we offer a full range of services, including design, build and engineering.
We currently have an excellent opportunity for someone to fulfil the structural engineering requirements within our design department and this person must have sound theoretical understanding and clear appreciation of practical issues. This will involve the design and analysis from first principles and by the application of standard codes of practice for limit state design in steel (Eurocode 3), to a lesser extent aluminium (Eurocode 9) and other codes where appropriate.
The successful applicant should have Multidisciplinary engineering skills and an ability to quickly assimilate and understand new information when required for various applications. Good communication and organisational skills, proficiency in AutoCAD and Inventor. Practical experience gained in manufacturing or construction and design office work. A practical awareness of fabrication / site constraints, a talent for attention to detail and a broad ability to comprehend the wider issues that may influence the work in hand. Good motivation and the discipline to work unsupervised are key requirements.
This demanding role offers an opportunity to apply and further develop a wide range of technical and personal skills in a diverse and professional environment. The position is salaried and the standard 40 hour week can vary within deadline requirements. Whilst office based, some work occurs on site and in the workshop.